Umekia R. Taylor
Nutrition Education – EFNEP Supervisor, Associate Extension Educator,
Ms. Taylor is an Educator with UConn Extension for New Haven County as well as the supervisor of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). Ms. Taylor has over 25 years of experience with community nutrition. Her areas of expertise include wellness, exercise, and minority health issues. Ms. Taylor has worked with families and children to help improve nutrition through non-formal education. Ms. Taylor’s projects have included working with urban youth via community gardening and technology. She also has experience as a Trainer of Facilitators via the Academy of Educational Development/Center for Youth Development and Policy Research.